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All Parents Should Only Work Four Days A Week

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”span style=font-weight:400;On Monday, September 23, the United Kingdom’s Labour Party leader John McDonnell a href=https://qz.com/work/1714242/john-mcdonnell-says-the-labour-party-will-bring-the-4-day-week-to-the-uk/ target=_blank rel=nofollow noopenerannounced/a that the party would officially back a four-day (or 32 hour) work week in order to increase a href=https://www. fatherly.com/love-money/work-life-balance-dads-working-less/ target=_blank rel=nofollow noopenerwork life …

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Where Do Kids Go When Parents Are Addicted?

A local Vermont newspaper ran an incredibly touching obituary for a young woman, just two years younger than me, who finally succumbed to her addiction to opioids. Her father wrote the obituary, and explained how her addiction came to pass, Megan grew up in St. Albans and Georgia, Vt., participating …

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Inside 2020 Candidates’ Plans to Address Redlining

Still, there is no region in which most of the formerly redlined neighborhoods have black populations comparable to when those red lines were first drawn. In the Northeast, the city with the highest percentage of black people still living in formerly redlined neighborhoods is Pittsburgh, where 36 percent of African …

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Women in Wellness With Alice Bast of Beyond Celiac

I had the pleasure to interview Alice Bast, CEO, Beyond Celiac. While in her 30’s, Alice Bast suffered from debilitating health challenges, including a full-term stillbirth and multiple miscarriages. She struggled for eight years to discover the cause. After visiting 22 physicians, the 23rd finally diagnosed her with celiac disease, a serious …

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Cult songwriter Amy Rigby makes her book debut

Amy Rigby Photo by Chris Sikich Amy Rigby was already a veteran of two New York indie bands—proto alt-country quartet Last Roundup and female harmony trio the Shams—when her first solo album, 1996’s Diary of a Mod Housewife, drew critical raves and catapulted her into the national spotlight. By turns …

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The Success of Success Academy Flatbush

When New York State released the results of the 2018-2019 math and ELA tests in late August this year, a big surprise was revealed to Brooklyn’s education community. All of the third graders in Success Academy Flatbush (SA Flatbush), which opened in 2016, passed the state tests in both math …

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